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Bhasma in Ayurveda has been defined as a substance obtained by calcination.
Use of both bhasma (Residue after incineration – calcined preparation) as well as in pishti (powdered gem or metal) form along with appropriate herbs for treatment of critical ailments is a medicinal preparation in Ayurveda and to some extent Unani (both Indian branches of medical science using natural curative methods. The procedures for preparing these medicines are time-consuming and complicated.
Bhasma is a calcined preparation in which the gem or metal is converted into ash. Gems or metals are purified to remove impurities and treated by triturating and macerating in herbal extracts. The dough so obtained is calcinated to obtain the ashes.
Guggulu, also known as gugulu, gugul, gugal, guggul or shudhha guggula, is a potent Ayurvedic medicine and is a gum resin, which is produced by the stem of the plant called Commiphora mukul or Commiphora wiighti. It’s English name is Indian Bedellium.
Swami Ramdev guggulu has been the herb of research since many centuries. In olden days, holistic healing practitioners used this resin to treat various health ailments and they discovered that the resin, if taken in proper quantity (dosage), it can prevent the heart strokes (heart attack). Also, they studied the herb guggal and revealed that the herb is useful in assuring an uninterrupted blood flow. Even modern scientists believe that shudhha guggulu can lower blood cholesterol by 15-25 per cent and can also lower triglycerides by 20-30 per cent.
With a myrrh-like fragrance, the herb is also used in making perfumes and incense sticks as it is very important material used in holy rituals in Hinduism.
Swami Ramdev guggulu has many beneficial properties and hence it has an intensive use in medical science, especially alternative medicines. Since the time immemorial, guggulu has been prescribed by many folk remedy practitioners to heal, prevent and cure health ailments like rheumatism (rheumatoid arthritis), neurological disorders, weight gain (obesity) and its related disorders. The herb contains guggulsterons, organic acids and some aromatic acids. It also has natural steroids, fatty acid alcohols, diterpenes, lignans and sterols.
Let us quickly glance at some of the most important guggulu indications:-
Out of all, the herb guggulu is known for its prime properties of anti-obesity, anti-cholesterol and analgesic (also, anti-rheumatic medicine). Many Ayurvedic formulas (classic as well as patent) have guggulu as its main ingredients in preventing heart attack or rheumatoid attack. Along with other anti-inflammatory and natural analgesic agents (such as Ayurvedic herbs like Shallaki), guggulu has gotten the medical practitioners a winning combination to combat pain, inflammation and tenderness in joints.
Also, Ayurvedic scholars prefer to prescribe guggulu in urinary tract infection, skin ailments and oral problems like gingivitis.
Asavas and Aristhas are liquid preparations containing self generated alcohol. Thus contain water soluble as well as alcohol soluble substances of the drugs. Asava and Aristhas differ from each other owing to their difference in method of preparation. Asavas are preparations which are subjected to fermentation for an allotted period with all its specific ingredients mixed with certain quantity of water unboiled, while aristhas are preparation which are subjected to fermentation for a specific time after boiling the main decoction substance and the adding other ingredients. These are more effective than solid medicines and are totally safe to use by any person.
Asavas and aristhas as they are called so due to their instantaneous effect over the body generally hear their names after the main ingredients which may constitute of plant, fruits, roots, extracts roots, leaves and barks. The jaggery sugar or honey with water are the other ingredients. Prakshepa to be added after the fermentations.